According to HomeToGo, skiers and riders can save money this season at two New England ski areas.
Two of the country’s most popular ski resorts are in Vermont, according to a new ranking
The vacation rental search engine released its 2023-24 ski season report, naming the most affordable ski areas in North America. Two New England places slipped into the top 10: Jay Peak in Vermont took the No. 4 spot and Sunday River in Maine took the No. 6 spot.
The report analyzed 48 of the continent’s largest ski areas and determined the most affordable by adding lift ticket prices and accommodation prices for one person.
For Jay Peak, the lift ticket price is $109 and the lodging price per person is $97.79, for a total of $206.79. And for Sunday River, the lift ticket price is $65 and the lodging price per person is $147.34, for a total of $212.34, according to the report.
At the number one most affordable ski area, Mission Ridge Ski Area in Washington, the lift ticket price is $99 and the lodging price per person is $79.37, for a total of $178.37. The most expensive ski area is Aspen Mountain in Colorado, where lift tickets cost $239 and lodging costs $369.23, for a total of $608.23.
The region with the highest ski savings is the Pacific Northwest, according to the report.
For best overall ski area, which took into account pricing as well as historical average snowfall, slope length, lift capacity and more, Sunday River ranked No. 18 in New England.
The best overall ski area is Schweitzer Mountain in Idaho, according to the report.
Holidu recently named Jay Peak among the most popular ski resorts in the US for the 2023-24 season.
Check out HomeToGo’s 2023-24 ski season report.
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